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Quinte

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at the Experimental Farm, Smithfield, Ontario, Canada. Introduced in 1964. Fruits have tender, cream, sweet flesh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Crimson Beauty (Canada) x Red Melba
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1965 - 009

  

Accession name
Quinte
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
6th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid August 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register